What does the word barrage mean?

Usage examples for barrage

  1. It was a trying time for the officers who saw the barrage of our guns getting away ahead. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  2. " I was on the last position three- quarters of an hour before the barrage passed," said a young officer of the Suffolks. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  3. Another idea suggested by a glance at the map was the construction of a barrage across the North Sea from the Orkneys to the coast of Norway. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
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